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Official name : Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia monoica Roxb.

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) fruit eaten raw; available in early dry season
H(104- root boiled in water, mixed with milk and used as medicine for stomach disorder
H(201) the whole plant used for ritual medicine
The plant is used as construction material.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : seeki (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 27
Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., lax., fruits Tamarindus indica, Cordia mixa, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n'tegue (Bambara), dramo (Malinke, Kasombe), drama, somane (Sominke)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgweita
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(012), H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(012), to use as splint
H(095), fruit, VO.
H(2001) traditional ceremonial, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgweita
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Cordia ovalis
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : kizenze (Umubumbu)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Cordia monoica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : kizenze (Umubumbu)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of roots of Cordia ovalis + milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(001), H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich) , leaves of Cordia monoica, RNS, VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : menchera (Oromo), ira (Zay)
Reference HH 06a
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, decoction of root of Cordia ovalis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mshasha (Handeni district)
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, the patient is exposed to a steambath of the decoction of leaves and roots of Cordia ovalis , the body is then washed with the decoction, and a pounded paste of the bark rubbed on the infections.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : msasa (Swahili), muthia (Kamba), mukuo (Meru, Kikuyu), ol-seki (Masai), oseno (Luo)
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) Cordia monoica has edible fruit
H(201), Cordia monoica: used to settle disputes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : oseki
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109, 1) backaches, roots of Cordia monoica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : oseki
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) alcoholic beverage, fruits, dry fruit, fresh fruits, nonalcoholic beverage fruits of Cordia monoica, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : omukoio
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves and stems of Cordia ovalis are smoked
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : mandheeraa